The Thierry Henry Derby: Both Arsenal and Barcelona share the striker's best goals

The French star played for both clubs for a combined 12 years

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Arsenal v Barcelona is possibly the tie of the Last-16 of the Champions League. The two teams meet on Tuesday night share a history of having one of the best players of the 21st-century play for their club, Thierry Henry.

The two clubs took to Twitter ahead of the game, trying to lay claim to the World Cup winner. While Henry won the Champions League with Barcelona, he is best remembered for his time in London that garnered two Premier League titles and three FA Cups. 

It's interesting to see the two clubs go tit-for-tat over the 38-year-old. Henry is now based in London, has a statue outside the Emirates Stadium and works with the club's youth teams.

From the outside, it seems obvious where Henry's affections lie.